H.R.4089 - Second Chance for Students Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 07/26/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/26/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4089 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2019)
Second Chance for Students Act
This bill modifies federal student aid eligibility for a student who is convicted of a drug offense involving marijuana possession.
Under current law, a drug offense conviction involving the sale or possession of a controlled substance triggers a suspension of federal student aid eligibility for a specified period of time. This bill allows a student who is convicted of a drug offense involving marijuana possession, without the intent to distribute, to resume or retain federal student aid eligibility while completing a drug rehabilitation program.